Release 18.05

The container image of NVIDIA Optimized Deep Learning Framework, powered by Apache MXNet, release 18.05, is available.

Contents of the Optimized Deep Learning Framework container

This container image contains the complete source of the version of NVIDIA Optimized Deep Learning Framework, powered by Apache MXNet in /opt/mxnet. It is pre-built and installed to the Python path.

The container also includes the following:

Driver Requirements

Release 18.05 is based on CUDA 9, which requires NVIDIA Driver release 384.xx.

Key Features and Enhancements

This Optimized Deep Learning Framework release includes the following key features and enhancements.

Announcements

Starting with the next major version of CUDA release, we will no longer provide Python 2 containers and will only maintain Python 3 containers.

Known Issues

Those wishing to run the NVIDIA Optimized Deep Learning Framework, powered by Apache MXNet unit tests under /opt/mxnet/tests/python should install SciPy using pip install scipy==1.0, as the recently available SciPy v1.1 is not compatible with all the unit tests. For more information, see Broken test_sparse_operator.test_sparse_mathematical_core with scipy 1.1.0.